The Clash

The Clash

Boris Brott  Photo from
April 13, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Renowned Hamilton conductor Boris Brott (pictured) is remembered, Alex Lifeson is excited about his Envy of None project, and The Weekend replaces Kanye at Coachella. Also in the headlines are the TSO, Sister Swire, Sam the Record Man, Canadian Screen Awards, blockchain, NFTs, Latin music, Elvis Presley, Portishead, Pink Floyd, Ed Sheeran, Bob Mould, Wet Leg, Jack Harlow, El Sistema, Charlotte Gainsbourgh, Prince, Billie Eilish, Dizzee Rascal, and The Clash.

The Reklaws  Facebook photo
November 30, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The humble origins of The Reklaws (pictured), advice on the Grammys for The Weeknd, and a rave review for TV Freaks. Also in the headlines are Jann Arden, The Clash, Keithmas, David Bowie, Sam Wilson, Drake, Eric Clapton, Frank Zappa, Lorde, Toots Hibbert, Alice in Chains, Dizzy Gillespie, and Liam Gallagher.

La Vitrola  Facebook photo
July 6, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Montreal concert venue La Vitrola (pictured) is closing, Vancouver clubs are under threat, and an aid package for UK music. Also in the headlines are Rufus Wainwright, maestro Victor Feldbrill, Neil Young, Halifax Pop Explosion, Haviah Mighty, Leonard Cohen, Ernesto Cervini, Sarah Wickett, Hipgnosis, CDs, Kanye West, Roy Ayers, Don Henley, Beyoncé, Suzi Quatro, Ryan Adams, and The Clash.

Hawksley Workman  Facebook photo
November 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Hawksley Workman (pictured) gets heavy, Michael Buble to get waxed, and the cautionary tale of Lil Peep. Others in the headlines include Daniel Caesar, Chris Frolic, Drake, Avril Lavigne, Alex Cuba, Music Canada, payola, Miss Pat, vinyl, Taylor Swift, Harry Nilsson, and Katy Perry.

November 13, 2019
by FYI Staff

Rheostatics (pictured) attract devoted fans, Drake draws boos, and Neil Young's plans may go to pot. Others in the headlines include Ostrea Lake, BMG, Facebook, Spotify, the Austin scene, SoundCloud, Tencent, Astroworld, ASCAP, The Clash, Tool, Bernie Taupin, and Pete Townshend.

Frank Dukes  Photo: SOCAN
July 15, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A profile of hitmaker Frank Dukes (pictured), the fallout from Roxodus, and Damhnait Doyle advocates for sober musicians. Others in the headlines include PUP, Kelis, Adam Lambert, Orville Peck, Nico, The Clash, Céline Dion, k.d. lang, Ed Sheeran, Sandy Denny, Thom Yorke, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kylie Minogue, Sharon Osbourne, Drake, and Nicki Minaj.

Myles Goodwyn with his recovered guitar
January 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Myles Goodwyn reunites with a beloved guitar (pictured), Alan Doyle hosts Juno Songwriters’ Circle, and the VSO celebrates its centennial. Also in the news are Meghan Patrick, Jason Plumb, Neil Young. Tune Up Toronto, Bedtracks, Brian May, a Clash exhibit, Ron Wood, John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby, Dave McEathron, and farewells to Daryl Dragon, Pegi Young, and Dean Ford. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

February 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Toronto's declaration of Clash Day raises eyebrows, and a new Drake video benefits a Miami school. Also in the headlines are Katy Perry, Jessie Reyez, the Brit Awards, Anagram, James Jamerson, CSNY, Zaki Ibrahim, Ian Hunter, No Age, and Nicholas Jennings.

Oh Susanna Photo: Heather Pollock
May 26, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed roots music songstress looks to her adventurous past as a young punk rock fan in Vancouver for inspiration for new album A Girl In Teen City.